A Blanket For Comfort

March 2006
Weekly Reader News - Senior;3/17/2006, Vol. 84 Issue 21, p7
Focuses on the efforts of the Tyler children to send handmade blankets to kids affected by the devastation of Hurricane Katrina in Louisiana in August 2005. Number of blankets they want to give; Remarks from the Tyler children on the extent of the destruction; Future plans of the Tyler children.


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